Orthodontics can often mean more than just a healthy, gorgeous smile! Individuals who are pleased with their smile tend to be more self-confident. Parents usually provide their children with orthodontic treatments to give them the best opportunity for future success. Adults of all ages get treatment for personal and business reasons.
Braces and clear aligners widen the back teeth which produces a lot more space for crowded front teeth. The widening will allow for more room to support the incisor teeth which often overlap other teeth to fit the narrowing in the back of the mouth. By widening the back teeth with orthodontics you are able to restore the archways to a better more healthy form. The proportions of each arch are such that the lower arch should be within the upper arch.
Individuals frequently blame the wisdom teeth for the crowding together. The arches narrow the most in the spot where wisdom teeth grow to be impacted. Orthodontics produces healthy arches and bites which can safeguard the gums and decrease issues related to TMJ and Periodontal disease.
Straight teeth within a proper arch alllow for a comfortable bite. The gums and bone structure supporting one's teeth benefit for years from getting a healthy alignment early on in life. A lot of dental problems can be prevented if early adjustment is made to the upper and lower archways providing the required space for easy care of the teeth.
A great smile plays a role in self-esteem. Along with it comes self-confidence as well as a positive self-image. Social scenes and career success enhance when you have an excellent attitude towards life. Teeth which fit together in a good arch make it easier to keep your teeth for life.
American Association of Orthodontists
The American Association of Orthodontists lists the following benefits of having Straight Teeth:
- Having a good bite minimizes Bruxism and in some cases can reduce loud snoring.
- Aligned teeth are less vulnerable to tooth decay, gum disease, and injuries.
- Properly aligned teeth are healthy teeth.
- Teeth in proper alignment have less plaque build-up.
- Mis-saligned teeth are more inclined to be ruined in an accident.
- Properly aligned teeth and jaws may alleviate or stop TMJ.
These are just a couple of of the advantages of orthodontic treatment.
Very few things in life lead to such long-term benefits. Most orthodontic treatment is discretionary and is frequently forgone for other needs such as vacations, cars, clothing, and items that we all place value on. If you think about the short and long term benefits you will be able to find that orthodontics is an extremely excellent long term bargain.
Please contact our orthodontists by filling out our online contact form or by calling us at 770.925.3300 to learn more about our orthodontic services for your family. We also provide help for orthodontic emergencies.